This could be number one in an occasional series of quizzes, or it could be the first and last quiz. There is no prize, other than the admiration of fellow beer enthusiasts. But I will be running a competition in a couple of months that has a great prize - a bottle of very old beer.
But back to today. The laughably easy question is: whose handwriting is this? It's somebody pretty famous in the world of brewing. If you can figure out what it says, do a bit of sleuthing as to where and what it refers to, you might be able to have a stab at who it is.